What are Some of the Indications for Laparoscopy?

Sometimes, if a couple is having difficulty conceiving, the Colorado reproductive endocrinologist might believe there are indications for a woman to have a laparoscopy. For example, the only way to definitively diagnose endometriosis that may be a cause of infertility is with laparosc
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When Should A Couple Seek Fertility Help at a Denver Fertility Clinic?

Infertility is medically defined as the inability to conceive a child after unprotected intercourse (i.e. no contraception) for one year.  Infertility affects over 5 million couples in the United States.  According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, nearly 9 percent of
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What Infertility Conditions Can Be Treated With Laparoscopy?

Laparoscopy is a reproductive surgery that provides successful results for women who have trouble getting pregnant due to a variety of problems.  Laparoscopy is generally performed on an outpatient basis using a laparoscope that is inserted into the naval and through other small incis
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Does Tubal Reversal Work? Info from a Denver Fertility Doctor

A tubal reversal or tubal reanastomosis is a surgical procedure conducted to reverse a tubal ligation surgery.  A tubal ligation is a surgery performed to prevent pregnancy and is generally done by occluding the tubes with clips, tying the tube off with suture or burning the fallopian
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Part II: What Treatments are Available for Infertility? Reproductive Surgery

This is Part II in Rocky Mountain Fertility Center’s Infertility Treatment Series. The first can be seen HERE and discusses Medication options for infertility. This one focuses on Reproductive Surgery. Some cases of infertility require surgery to correct anatomical problems caus
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Part I: What Treatments are Available for Infertility? Medical Therapy

There are a variety of treatment options available for infertility.  Medical therapy is among the most common treatments for infertility and is used to correct various infertility problems such as ovulatory dysfunction or unexplained infertility. This is Part I in a series of availabl
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An Overview of the Screening Process for Donor Sperm

Pregnancy can be achieved through sperm donation for couples with infertility issues involving low or absent sperm count. Sperm donation is also used for single females and same sex couples. Approximately 5% of men that seek to donate sperm meet the criteria. Several conditions disqua
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Can Ovarian Cysts Contribute to Infertility?

One of the most common questions Denver fertility doctors receive is whether or not ovarian cysts adversely affect fertility. The answer is: It depends on the type of cyst. The types of ovarian cysts that impact fertility include: Endometriomas – these types of cysts are caused
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Uterine Polyps & Fibroids info from an Infertility Doctor

Uterine polyps and fibroids are female conditions that cause problems with fertility in women.  The majority of fibroids are located within the uterine cavity, affecting an estimated 10-30% of women.  Depending on location, fibroids can cause symptoms such as spotting and pain in the
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How Does Endometriosis Impact Fertility?

Endometriosis is a common condition, affecting women during their reproductive years. The cause of endometriosis is still a mystery to doctors as it is unknown why endometrium (uterine lining) cells begin growing outside of the uterine cavity. One of the leading theories is “ret
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